The board of Tony Hayward’s new energy fund, Vallares, which will see the former head of BP return to British corporate life, is taking shape. George Rose, the former finance director at BAE Systems, the defence contractor, is in talks to take up the position of chair of the audit committee. Read more
In the last two days, we have had two new and similar accounts of the way in which BP’s corporate culture was to blame for the Gulf oil spill. Read more
Tony Hayward’s first interview since stepping down as CEO of BP airs on UK television tonight. And it looks like it’s going to mark another fascinating chapter in the terrible story of the Gulf oil spill. Read more
Could Tony Hayward be looking for a comeback? The FT’s Kevin Brown reports from Singapore that BP’s former boss has held informal talks to sit on the advisory panel at Temasek, the Singapore state investment agency. Read more
Bob Dudley has been addressing the CBI today, making his first speech outside BP since becoming CEO last month. Read more
A timeline of the key moments in the life of Bob Dudley, BP’s new chief executive Read more
What will Tony Hayward do with the time he frees up by stepping down as BP CEO in just over a week? One audacious bid for his services comes from Hello Electric, an anti-oil campaign group which is supported by Purpose Campaigns – a New York-based company dedicated to supporting progressive social change. Read more
It’s a big milestone but it’s not the end of the story.
152 days after the accident on April 20 in the Gulf of Mexico which killed 11 workers and led to the worst environmental disaster in US waters, BP on Sunday finally sealed its ruptured Macondo well. Read more
How safe are energy companies? And how well prepared are they in case of an emergency?
These questions will take centre stage again today as BP’s outgoing chief executive Tony Hayward appears in front of the UK’s energy select committee. Read more
What can we expect from Tony Hayward’s testimony before the UK parliament’s energy select committee at 3pm today? Read more